Galaxy Book Pro. The South Korean company introduced a new series of computers in a bid to reduce dimensions without sacrificing performance. Know its characteristics and prices.
Why can’t PCs be more like ‘smartphones’? That is the question that guided the development of the new series of laptops Galaxy Book Pro, from the South Korean Samsung.
At the Galaxy Unpacked virtual event, which took place this Wednesday, the company presented two teams with which it promises to unite the portability of its mobile phones with the power of PCs.
“At Samsung, we have pioneered countless mobile experiences. From new hardware and software to new ways to stay connected, ”said TM Roh, president and chief business officer of mobile communications, Samsung Electronics. “The new series offers true mobile computing technology for the connected world, allowing ultra-light mobility, unlimited connectivity and is the window to a broader Galaxy ecosystem,” he added during the event.
Roh introduced the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360, designed in collaboration with Intel and Microsoft. With these teams, the company leaves AMD and arrives with Intel 11th generation processors, available in their i3, i5, and i7 versions. It is also certified on the Intel Evo platform.
According to Gregory M. Bryant, executive vice president and general manager of the client computing group at Intel. these notebooks are the thinnest 13- and 15-inch Intel Evo designs yet.
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In terms of battery, they promise to have autonomy throughout the day and support 65 W fast charging, so they can be charged with a USB Type-C adapter.
Galaxy Book Pro
The Galaxy Book Pro comes with a 13.3-inch or 15.6-inch full HD resolution AMOLED display that claims to produce less blue light emissions. It also includes a function to automatically adjust the color based on the task at hand.
This equipment can weigh 0.87 kg or 1.05 kg, depending on the reference. In fact, the company emphasized the dimensions it reduced in this new series, from thinning the bezels and raising the keyboard to shorten the size of the motherboard, the work of Intel.
The Book Pro has up to 1 TB of internal storage and RAM of up to 32 GB, depending on the version of the equipment. It will be available in blue, silver and pink gold. The price announced by Samsung is the US $ 900.
Galaxy Book Pro 360
For its part, the Galaxy Book Pro 360 is a folding device that comes with a Super AMOLED screen and the company’s S Pen for writing and drawing, as it was designed to be used as a tablet.
This laptop also has 13.3 and 15.6-inch models and is 11.5mm thick. Unlike its brother, it supports 5G networks.
It has up to 1TB of internal storage and RAM of up to 32GB, depending on the team.
It should be said that the entire line includes other novelties such as two microphones located on the sides of the equipment’s camera, which amplify the user’s voice, and have an intelligent noise cancellation function.
They also come with tools for syncing your computer with other Galaxy devices and quickly sharing files using Quick Share.
The Galaxy Book Pro 360 will be available in blue, silver, and bronze colors starting at $ 1,199